Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

Louden Thriller class

Thriller Dance Classes, at the Louden Nelson Center

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until October 17, 2015
Thriller dance classes each Saturday September 5 – October 17, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Center – FREE! Learn Michael Jackson’s famous Thriller moves. Perform at Thrill the World in Laurel Park on Saturday, October 24th at 3:00 pm. Follow the Louden Nelson Center on Facebook for more information!

Santa Cruz Music Festival

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:55 pm
This October, Santa Cruz Music Festival is back for its third year in full force, taking over the historic downtown area, linking together more than 13 downtown Santa Cruz venues for a 13 hour musical marathon. Just like they have for the past two festivals, SCMF has put together a lineup of internationally known acts as well as hard hitting local Santa Cruz and Bay Area artists, only this year they’ve upped the ante with more than 100 bands and…
comedy fest SQUARE 2015

2nd Annual Santa Cruz Comedy Festival

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:55 pm
For the second year in a row, The Santa Cruz Comedy Festival will be bringing 60 comics to 11 Venues in Downtown Santa Cruz for one hilarious day and night. Here is some of what’s happening: Bring your laughter and your appetite for fresh pie and a comfortable seat to the Kuumbwa Jazz Center for the “Next Wave of Comedy” allstar showcase of the 2015 Santa Cruz Comedy Festival. This show features all the headliners from Conan, Comedy Central and…
Tandy Micha

Micha Scott Dances! Presented by Tandy Beal and Company at the Vets Hall

October 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
MICHA SCOTT DANCES! is the name of a new, interactive show with choreography created by Micha Scott. In addition to fast paced choreography, we explore the tools dancers use to give the audience a glimpse of the inner workings of modern dance. This is the first family show Micha has created. Inspired by her mentor Tandy Beal (in whose company she has performed), Micha wants to create something that will bring viewers a deeper understanding of how dancers and choreographers create,…

Hard Core Cider Tour Santa Cruz, in San Lorenzo Park

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us as we tour California with some of the World’s Premier Hard Cider Makers. The Hard Core Cider Tour: Santa Cruz takes place on October 10th, 2015 at San Lorenzo Park from 12pm to 4pm. If imbibing from craft and artisanal ciders has not convinced you, perhaps mouth watering food from some of Nor Cal’s best Food Trucks (food sold separately), Live Music, and Jumbo Lawn Games will do the trick! The Hard Core Cider Tour is about much more…
santa cruz symphony logo white

Santa Cruz Symphony Opening Night: Inventing America, at the Civic Auditorium

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Santa Cruz Symphony’s 2015/2016 season has arrived. Now in their 58th season, the symphony invites music lovers near and far to attend a very special season opening performance, ‘Inventing America,’ consisting of works by four different composers. The opening will surely leave you as freshly inspired as visiting New York City for the very first time. Our new season is sure to swing hard over the course of the past and present worlds it features. Before the Civic concert,…
Taste of the Warriors 8.5x11

Taste of the Warriors at Kaiser Permanente Arena

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for a night of food, wine and family entertainment as we host our 4th Annual Taste of the Warriors event at Kaiser Permanente Arena! – Enter a raffle to win Warriors Autographed Items – Take a photo with the Santa Cruz & Golden State Warriors Championship Trophies – Enjoy the flavors of local Santa Cruz Restaurants and Wineries – Hang out in the Kids Zone with the Bounce House! TICKETS: $50 IN ADVANCE ($70 AT DOOR) $10 KIDS…
Hidden Peak Robin Mills

Live Harp Music by Weaving Songs, at Hidden Peak Teahouse

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Saturday until December 12, 2015
Please join Robin Mills at Hidden Peak as she weaves the intricate sounds of the harp into delightful moments to enjoy your tea and the company of friends. Saturdays 7-9pm: Oct 10 Nov 14 Dec 12
MP Papas ands Dancers

Pappas & Dancers A Joyful Ritual for Forgetting, at Motion Pacific

October 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until October 10, 2015
The fragile yet powerful nature of memories is the central theme of the duet a dance concerning itself with history and memory. The show integrates fragments of memory from the audience into a joyful, balloon-filled celebration that discombobulates, rearranges, and releases the past. Pappas, a ten-year veteran of California dance, mines the joyful release that comes from releasing the burden of the past. Her dances have been called “mesmerizing” and “compelling” by the Los Angeles Times, and a dance concerning…
comedy fest 2015

Santa Cruz Comedy Festival – “Next Wave of Comedy” – at Kuumbwa Jazz

October 10 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Next Wave of Comedy Showcase Headliners from Comedy Central, HBO and Last Comic Standing. Bring your laughter and your appetite for fresh pie and a comfortable seat to the Kuumbwa Jazz Center for the “Next Wave of Comedy” allstar showcase of the 2015 Santa Cruz Comedy Festival. This show features all the headliners from Conan, Comedy Central and America’s Got Talent in one place. Starring Kellen Erskine (America’s Got Talent), Emmett Montgomery (Last Comic Standing), Kassem Bentley (Best of SF), Sammy Obeid (Conan) and more!! Your Headquarters for…
del mar midnight pans lab

Midnight Movie at the Del Mar: Pan’s Labyrinth

October 10 @ 11:50 pm - 11:55 pm
Stay up late with the cool kids. $6.50 plus the best popcorn in town.

Downtown Antique Fair

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Second Sunday of the Month
Come and find your collectibles and treasures at this monthly outdoor antique fair, held the second Sunday of each month, weather permitting. For information on sellers or selling, call 476-6940.
soif blind tastings

Blind Tasting Sundays at Soif Wine Merchants

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 27, 2015
Ready to test your tasting skills?  Every Sunday we will host blind tastings in our retail shop from 12-4pm. Sarah, our resident blind tasting expert, will walk you through the  tasting process, teaching about varietals, classic regions and flavors along the way. $10 gets you three different wines and an afternoon of wine-geek entertainment. Stop by the shop this Sunday to check it out!

Trivia Night – Rosie McCann’s

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 28, 2015
Trivia hosted by Thomas in the lounge at 8:00 PM. Each week features a new theme, team competition, and prizes in the form of beer and other fun items!
poet and patriot

The Comic and the Patriot Open Mic

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 28, 2015
Open Mic at the Poet and the Patriot in downtown Santa Cruz. Sign ups at 8, show at 8:30. Running til 11.

Open Mic – Rosie McCann’s

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 52 weeks
Open Mic Night Tuesdays in the Fireside lounge. Sign-ups 7:00, show begins at 8:00. We have begun a new promotion for Open Mic! Each person that buys a drink receives a ticket to vote for their favorite performer; the person with the most votes at the end of the night will win a prize! Contact rosieopenmicsc@yahoo.com
Red Restaurant trivia

Trivia Night: Geeks Who Drink, at Red Restaurant and Bar

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 29, 2015
Tuesdays at 8:00pm Red Restaurant and Lounge 200 Locust St. Santa Cruz For more info: www.geekswhodrink.com
santa cruz restant week 2015

Santa Cruz Restaurant Week

October 14 - October 21
For one week, October 14-21,  participating restaurants offer a fixed-price, three course menu for $25 or $35 (not including tax, tip, or gratuity). Each menu includes three options for each course: appetizer, entrée, and dessert. Find details, menus and the participating restaurants HERE. This is a fantastic way to visit your old favorites and discover your new favorites!
BSSC preschool storytime

PreSchool Storytime at Bookshop Santa Cruz

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 30, 2015
Bookshop Santa Cruz invites any toddler or pre-school age children (with parental supervision) to listen to stories read by Mamoura Slike. Mamoura is a wonderful reader and she will be sharing fantastic books! Every Wednesday morning 10-11am
Brown Bag Workshop 2015

Small Business Workshop: Selling on eBay – Part 1

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
presented by Barbara Mason, eBay Power Seller 2015 workshops: March 11 Finding the Money for Your Small Business Growth, presented by a panel of lenders April 8 Easy Website Development – the Basics of WordPress, presented by Todd Schafer, Schafer Design May 13 Search Engine Optimization – the Basics, presented by Andreas Mueller, Bloofusion, Inc. June 10 Employee Law – What You Need to KNow to Hire and Fire, presented by Carmela Woll, Esq. July 8 CrowdSource Funding, presented by…

Santa Cruz Farmers Market

October 14 @ 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 52 weeks
Our largest and oldest market is situated in the heart of Downtown Santa Cruz, one block off of Pacific Ave. In addition to a large variety of farm products, this market offers a great selection of local artisan foodstuffs, delicious baked goods, and lots of options for lunch and dinner. The market provides a large shaded cafe seating area, operates a supervised veggie valet program and live music is always present. Shopping at the Wednesday market is a wonderful way…
alex raymond band

Jazz with the Alex Raymond Band

October 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week
Every Wednesday night from 8-10pm enjoy the Alex Raymond Band.

Trivia Night – 99 Bottles

October 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 52 weeks
The only quiz that drinking is encouraged!  
New Leaf SC Core

Boot Camp led by Santa Cruz Core, at new Leaf Community Market

October 15 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Thursday until November 19, 2015
Start the morning off right with our Boot Camp series brought to you by Santa Cruz CORE.  Every third Thursday a FREE Boot Camp workout by a Santa Cruz CORE trainer will be held in our parking lot.  Post workout, get nutrition tips from the pro’s while you refuel with an organic juice or smoothie from our Juice Bar. Starts at 7am sharp! Bring a mat and a towel. Third Thursdays: September 17,  October 15, November 19 7am-8am FREE
Mortal Dumpling

Steamed buns at Pop-Up

October 15 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week
Every Thursday, from 11:30am – 2pm 1108 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz Steamed Buns and Honey Glazed Baked BBQ pork buns, served over the counter. Each week we have one entree available with rice. View Sample Menu

Munching with Mozart

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Thursday
Munching with Mozart and Friends is a free monthly noontime concert series at the Downtown Branch. Join us at 12:10 on the third Thursday of every month to hear local musicians play your favorite classical pieces. Munching With Mozart and Friends is sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries and the Santa Cruz County Branch of the Music Teachers’ Association of California.
Camouflage Halloween 2015

Halloween Party and Fashion Show at Camouflage

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Have a nibble and a drink, enjoy a costume fashion show and create your own inspired Halloween look. Raffle prizes, too! This is an evening for adults, so leave the kiddies at home. 6-9pm!
bssc david davis_w_cover

David Davis, Waterman, at Bookshop Santa Cruz

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waterman is the first comprehensive biography of Duke Kahanamoku (1890–1968): swimmer, surfer, Olympic gold medalist, Hawaiian icon, waterman. Long before Michael Phelps and Mark Spitz made their splashes in the pool, Kahanamoku emerged from the backwaters of Waikiki to become America’s first superstar Olympic swimmer. The original “human fish” set dozens of world records and topped the world rankings for more than a decade; his rivalry with Johnny Weissmuller transformed competitive swimming from an insignificant sideshow into a headliner event.…

Free Comedy Night – Blue Lagoon

October 15 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 52 weeks
Come on down to the Blue Lagoon as they host free comedy shows every Thursday night. Each night showcases up to fifteen stand up comics, featuring everything from new talent to touring comics that have been on America’s Got Talent, Last Comic Standing and Live at Gotham. For more information, go tohttp://www.thebluelagoon.com/

Trivia Night – Woodstock’s Pizza

October 15 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 31, 2015
All ages are welcome to come sign up with teams of 2 – 6 people starting at 8:30pm. Trivia starts at 9pm and consists of 4 rounds eachs. Check out our Facebook page for current week’s Theme Round and various local sponsors and prizes.
+ Export Listed Events